Royal Navy

HMS Defender: What's behind the Navy's Russian incident?

24 June 2021 12:25 am

Assuming that reports are accurate, the world has just witnessed the most serious escalation between the UK and Russia since the…

How a small Mediterranean island determined the outcome of the second world war

12 June 2021 9:00 am

If you can tell the difference between Jack Hawkins and John Mills, and between a Stuka and a Sten gun,…

Life on board a warship in our much-reduced Royal Navy

6 February 2016 9:00 am

Life on board a warship in the era of defence cuts

The Vikings arrive in England during the second wave of migration (Scandinavian school, 10th century)

Civilisation’s watery superhighway

29 March 2014 9:00 am

The clue is in the title: this is not about the blue-grey-green wet stuff that covers 70 per cent of…